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CHU CHIEN 101 submarine chasers (1942-1943/1949)


Ships


Name No Yard No Builder Laid down Launched Comm Fate
褚鑒 101 [Chu Chien 101] (ex-SC518, ex-PC518) SC101   Elizabeth City, USA 6.1941 12.11.1941 5.1942 // 7.1949 stricken 1955
褚鑒 102 [Chu Chien 102] (ex-SC708) SC102   Elizabeth City, USA 5.1942 26.6.1942 11.1942 // 7.1949 stricken 1970
褚鑒 103 [Chu Chien 103] (ex-SC698) SC103   Delaware Bay, Leesburg, USA 3.1942 7.8.1942 9.1942 // 7.1949 stricken 1970
(ex-SC637, ex-PC637)     Vineyard, Milford, USA 12.1941 10.6.1942 7.1942 // 7.1949 stricken 1970
(ex-SC648, ex-PC648)     Delaware Bay, Leesburg, USA 10.1941 18.4.1942 7.1942 // 7.1949 stricken 1970
(ex-SC703)     Delaware Bay, Leesburg, USA 5.1942 28.11.1942 1.1943 // 7.1949 stricken 1970
(ex-SC722)     Harbor Boat, Terminal Island, USA 3.1942 15.5.1942 11.1942 // 7.1949 stricken 1970
(ex-SC723)     Harbor Boat, Terminal Island, USA 3.1942 10.6.1942 12.1942 // 7.1949 stricken 1970
(ex-SC735)     Al Larson, Terminal Island, USA 4.1942 29.8.1942 3.1943 // 7.1949 stricken 1970


Technical data


Displacement standard, t

121

Displacement full, t

136

Length, m

32.8 wl 33.8 oa

Breadth, m

5.18 - 5.50

Draught, m

1.88 - 2.00 full load

No of shafts2
Machinery

2 General Motors diesels

Power, h. p.

1000

Max speed, kts

16

Fuel, tdiesel oil 18
Endurance, nm(kts)1500 (12)
Armament

1 x 1 - 40/60 Mk 3, 3 x 1 - 20/70 Mk 10, 2 x 4 - 178 Mousetrap Mk 20 ASWRL, 2 DCT, 2 DCR (34)

Electronic equipment

SF or SO or SU or SCR-517A or SW-1C radar, QC sonar

Complement27


Project history

Former USN 110ft SC class submarine chasers. All sailed in 1949 to Taiwan. All were named Chu Chien 101-109

Modernizations

None.

Naval service

No significant events.

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